Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Advisory Committee

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Advisory Capital Improvement Committee is responsible for planning the capital needs of the town for at least ten years ahead, and reviewing the accuracy of the projections on a yearly basis. RSA 674:5-7. This process helps stabilize the town's tax rate by spreading capital investments evenly over time. The Committee was first established in the fall of 2006. The Committee meets every fall to review and update last year's plan and make recommendations to the Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee.

It was established by 2007 Warrant Article 25:

To see if the Town will vote to approve the formation of the Advisory Capital Improvement Plan Committee to be composed of one (1) planning board member, one (1) budget committee member, one (1) Board of Selectmen representative, and two (2) at-large members appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The charge of such a committee will be to assist the Planning Board with capital planning per RSA 674:5 through 7, and to review annually the adopted Capital Improvement Plan and make such annual recommendations as they deem necessary, following departmental reviews, to the Planning Board to maintain effective municipal fiscal planning and community vitality of assets.

The Advisory Capital Improvement Committee is not a statutory committee under RSA 674:5.

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Kathleen Blaney 603-859-2091 Ext 4

Committee Members

Name Title
Mark McFadden Vice Chair
Scott Drummey Chair CIP, Planning Board
Ellen Philips Budget Committee Rep.
Thomas Baker Secretary